Simple search API proposal, take 2

Jamie McCracken jamiemcc at
Thu Jan 11 13:37:44 PST 2007

Jamie McCracken wrote:
>> Could you define what the a{sa{sas}} map is?
> it should probably be a{sv} where s is the uri and v is the variant 
> holding an array of metadata values for that uri (the order of the 
> metadata fields will match the fields specified in the properties array)

actually we use "aas" or "aav" for the equivalent function in tracker 
simply because the hashtable/dict screws up the rank ordering

in fact never use a{xx} for anything where you want to preserve the 
order of results

Mr Jamie McCracken

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